Pre-Gamin': Cubs at Reds (12:10 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Cubs

This series is a lost cause, but an individual day’s game never is. Well, I mean, until the opposing pitcher hits a grand slam.

That is to say, even as the Cubs will leave this series having stunk no matter what happens today, they can still bank an all-important win this afternoon, and also maybe help themselves mentally turn the page as they head out West for a tough four-game series against the Dodgers.

Mike Montgomery moves up a day to take Tyler Chatwood’s turn (baby on the way), and hopefully he’s no worse for the shifted rotation. The Cubs could obviously use a nice, good, long outing.

And the bats, man. They could use some hits. Lots of hits. So many hits. All the hits.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (42-32) at Cincinnati Reds (31-45) – 12:10 CT on NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score

Game Thread and Series Preview

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Starting Pitchers

Cubs: Mike Montgomery (L): 3.11 ERA, 3.85 FIP; 2.00 K/BB


Reds: Sal Romano (R): 5.18 ERA, 5.16 FIP; 1.60 K/BB

Cincinnati Reds Lineup:

  1. Scott Schebler, RF
  2. Tucker Barnhart, C
  3. Joey Votto, 1B
  4. Eugenio Suarez, 3B
  5. Scooter Gennett, 2B
  6. Adam Duvall, LF
  7. Jose Peraza, SS
  8. Sal Romano, P
  9. Billy Hamilton, CF

Chicago Cubs Lineup:

  1. Albert Almora, CF
  2. Jason Heyward, RF
  3. Javy Baez, 2B
  4. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  5. Willson Contreras, C
  6. Kyle Schwarber, LF
  7. Ian Happ, 3B
  8. Addison Russell, SS
  9. Mike Montgomery, P

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.